What does proponent mean?

Definitions for proponentprəˈpoʊ nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent(noun)

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea


  1. proponent(Noun)

    One who supports something; an advocate

  2. Origin: * From proponens, present participle of prōpōnere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proponent(adj)

    making proposals; proposing

  2. Proponent(noun)

    one who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition

  3. Proponent(noun)

    the propounder of a thing

  4. Origin: [L. proponens, p. pr.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proponent

    prō-pō′nent, adj. proposing.—n. one who makes a proposal or proposition: (law) one who propounds a will for probate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proponent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proponent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman:

    I'm really not. I'm a strong proponent of do it once, do it right.

  2. Peter Kucik:

    The U.S. has been very much a proponent of U.S. businesses entering and increasing trade and economic ties.

  3. Environment Minister Greg Hunt:

    The conditions I have imposed take into account issues raised by the community and ensure that the proponent must meet the highest environmental standards.

  4. Vendela Payne:

    I’m a very big proponent of security, and if they were patting me down, no problem, but this was a 10-year-old girl. The whole system seems to not work the way it should be working.

  5. unattributed truth from r.g.frp:

    It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond-the-fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill-file.

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